10th Anniversary Gala | March 22, 2017


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10th Anniversary Gala Benefit

Benefiting the Global Teachers Institute’s teacher development programs in South Africa and the United States

St. Regis Hotel
125 3rd Street, San Francisco
Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Through donors like you, Teach With Africa raises funds for the recruitment and placement of experienced educators to share professional development training and educational leadership initiatives through our Global Teachers Institute programs that benefit schools in South Africa and the U.S. Since 2007, we have engaged more than 3,500 teachers and served more than 125,000 children, increasing our scope of service year over year.

Honored Guests

Dr. Jonathan Jansen

Former Vice-Chancellor University of the Free State, South Africa
Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
President, South African Institute of Race Relations

Talifhani Booi Mbelengwa
Consul (Political) South Africa Consulate, Los Angeles

John Gilmour
Founder and Executive Director
LEAP Science and Maths Schools, Global Teachers Institute, South Africa

Lauren and Andrew Kowal

Host Committee

Martha & Michael Adler
Barbara Blasdel & Gene Alexander
Bama Rucker & Scott Bergren
Butler Construction
Shirley Chen & Jeff Chow
Sylvia Mestayer-Collins & Dr. Edward Collins
Jane Weil & Ric Fink
Maureen Murphy & Joel Fruchtman
Dr. & Mrs. William Goodson
Jennifer & Sean Jeffries
Dr. Rob Kahn
Candis Cousins & Bruce Kerns
Cathy & Paul Robeck
Lori Silverstein
Harriet Wolfe, MD


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Marjorie and Larry Schlenoff

Event Chair and Senior Advisor

Amy Schoew

Board of Directors

Marjorie Schlenoff, Founder and President
Larry Schlenoff, Founder and Treasurer
Michael Adler
Dr. Edward Collins
John Gilmour
Colleen Green
Dr. Rob Kahn
Andrew Kowal